Tigers and Rebels renew rivalry at start of SEC swing for U of M

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Riding a three game winning streak, The Memphis Tigers get set to open the SEC portion of the non-conference schedule. The U of M with four of its next five coming against SEC competition, with the first one, probably meaning a little more. The Tigers take on Kermit Davis and the 6-1 […]
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Oxford: Blunt force trauma caused park death, police say

A post-mortem examination held following the death of a man heard calling for help in a park found he died from blunt force trauma to the head and neck. Thames Valley Police said the man was found in Wood Farm Park, Oxford, on Wednesday and died later in hospital. The...

One to watch: Emmeline

The young Yorkshire slam poet – daughter of Simon Armitage – has teamed up with ace producer Fraser T Smith on her beguiling first EP

Special Weather Statement issued for Bay, Genesee, Lenawee, Livingston, Saginaw, Washtenaw by NWS

Effective: 2022-12-03 03:55:00 EST Expires: 2022-12-03 08:45:00 EST Urgency: Expected Severity: Minor Certainty: Observed Instruction: If outdoors, consider seeking shelter inside a building. Target Area: Bay; Genesee; Lenawee; Livingston; Saginaw; Washtenaw Strong winds will impact portions of Tuscola, Wayne, Oakland, eastern Saginaw, Macomb, Genesee, Huron, western Sanilac, Monroe, Lapeer, Lenawee, Bay, central St. Clair, eastern Livingston and Washtenaw Counties through 845 AM EST At 711 AM EST, Doppler radar velocity data was tracking the lead edge of a strong cold front extending from near Standish to near Flint to near Adrian. Movement was east at 40 mph. HAZARD...Wind gusts up to 50 mph. The strongest winds will last roughly an hour in duration. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Gusty winds could knock down tree limbs and blow around unsecured objects. The lead edge of the gusty winds will be near Holly around 725 AM EST. Clarkston around 750 AM EST. Oxford around 800 AM EST. Pontiac around 805 AM EST. Lambertville around 810 AM EST. Troy and Rochester around 820 AM EST. Caseville and Pigeon around 825 AM EST. Other locations impacted by these storms include Anchorville, Franklin, Carrollton, Rankin, Hudson Mills Metropark, Commerce, Stony Point, Ellington, New Greenleaf and Auburn Hills. MAX HAIL SIZE...0.00 IN MAX WIND GUST...50 MPH

Man charged with murder of Ole Miss student released on bond

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — The man charged with first-degree murder in the case of a University of Mississippi student who has been missing since early July was released on a $250,000 bond Thursday. Sheldon Timothy Herrington Jr., 22, faces a murder charge for the suspected killing of 20-year-old Jimmie...

After 100 years: still happily making noise : Post Missi

OXFORD, Missis. – What do Reader’s Digest, Lincoln Memorial and the University of Mississippi Jazz Ensemble have in common? In 2022, each of them will turn 100 years old. The UM Jazz Ensemble will celebrate its 100th anniversary with a special performance on Thursday (December 8) at the Mississippi Band Directors Association’s state clinic at the Natchez Convention Center. Showtime is at 4:00 p.m. at the Mississippi Suite. Admission is free and open to the public.

Nutrition students provide monthly meals to Oxford community

On the second Monday night of each month, Oxford residents gather at the Oxford Senior Center for meals prepared by Miami University nutrition students and various volunteers. These monthly meals began in September 2022 and have attracted a growing crowd ever since. The idea for the community meals came from...

Men’s Basketball Preview: Ole Miss hits the road to take on Memphis

OXFORD, Miss. — Just 85 miles mark the distance between the University of Memphis and Ole Miss. With such close proximity, the two sides have a storied history against one other, and today’s men’s basketball contest will be the 44th time the Rebels and Tigers will meet.

UM Scholarship Program Gains New Chair, Member

The Ole Miss Women’s Council for Philanthropy, a scholarship program at the University of Mississippi, has welcomed a new chair and a new member to further its mission to nurture student leadership, philanthropy and mentoring. Suzan Thames, of Ridgeland, is the new chair, and Margaret Khayat, of Oxford, is...

Friday prep basketball scores

Hutchinson Central Christian 57, Wichita Classical 36. Lee's Summit Community Christian, Mo. 34, Christ Preparatory Academy 23. Glasco/Miltonvale-Southern Cloud vs. Osborne, ppd. BOYS PREP BASKETBALL. Anderson County 61, Iola 54. Andover 73, Wichita Campus 34. Arkansas City 64, Winfield, Mo. 45. Axtell 61, Doniphan West 29. BV Southwest 52, Lawrence...

Ole Miss commit Suntarine Perkins leads Raleigh to state championship

OXFORD, Miss. — December is here, and that means recruiting is hitting a fever pitch as the first window of the transfer portal opens Monday, December 5 and early signing day follows on December 21. It also means it’s time for high school playoffs and title games. On...

The Guardian view on the Eadburg writings: the long lost female authors of English

“She was so bent on reading,” writes the anonymous biographer of the Abbess of Bischofsheim, “that she never laid aside her book except to pray or to strengthen her slight frame with food and sleep.” This eighth-century abbess, an Englishwoman named Leoba, is thought to have been taught Latin by another woman, Eadburg, Abbess of Minster-in-Thanet, Kent; the poetry that resulted is some of the earliest literary work by a named Englishwoman in existence.

RedHawks Down EKU, 73-68; Pick Up Second Straight Win

OXFORD, Ohio – The Miami University women's basketball team outrebounded the Eastern Kentucky Colonels 40-27 and used a balanced scoring attack in a 73-68 victory on Friday evening. Ivy Wolf led Miami (3-4) with 22 points and was joined in double figures by Peyton Scott (13), Maddi Cluse (12) and Sierra Morrow (11). Antwainette Walker led EKU (4-4) with 24 points.